Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1545375
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMO
CountyDunklin
Localitya ditch within the St. Francis River levee system
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Francis
HUC8 Number08020203
HUC10 NameBig Slough Ditch-St. Francis River
HUC10 Number0802020306
HUC12 NameIndian Hill Island-St. Francis River
HUC12 Number080202030608
Map

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Collection Day25
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsConfirmed by photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalSpecimen not retained.
VerifierArkansas Game and Fish Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/1/2021].

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